Doctorow shows us life from the point-of-view of the plugged-in generation and makes it feel like a totally alien world.
Doctorow demonstrates how memorably the outrageous and the everyday can coexist.
Doctorow uses science fiction as a kind of cultural WD-40, loosening hinges and dissolving adhesions to peer into some of society’s unlighted corners.
New York Times
The novella showcases all of Doctorow's strengths. We have fascinating ideas by the bucketful, but they never swamp the personal dimension of the story. Share this:TwitterPinterestStumbleUponGoogle
Benjamin Wald, SFRevu